At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.
The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.
Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.
MST-PSB Clinician (Bilingual)
Bilingual Clinician to provide in home intensive community based clinical services to families of youth with problem sexual behavioral difficulties utilizing MST-PSB, an evidenced based treatment model. Duties include assessment, treatment, advocacy, and collaboration with community partners. Therapist must be willing work flexible hours, participate in 24-hour on-call rotation, and provide interventions in the home and community. MST-PSB places significant emphasis on clinician development and ongoing training, and supervision in utilizing the MST model is provided.
Special Education Teacher
Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.
IFP Family Worker
Bachelors level IFP Worker provides case management, improves parental capacity, builds and assists in utilizing natural supports, assesses caregivers’ ability to keep children safe, and responds to crises. Staff provides concrete interventions to address safety concerns and improve family functioning to minimize risk factors that put a child at risk of removal.
IICAPS Mental Health Counselor
Bachelors level position to provide intensive in home services to children and adolescents who because of the complexity and severity of the psychiatric needs are at risk for hospitalization; to prevent hospitalization or need for other institutional levels of care and to maximize community functioning.
Mental Health Worker/Mentor AGENCY
Entry level Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations. The REGIONS residential program will provide a home-like environment with a therapeutic based milieu for JJ involved male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus
Clinician- MST/BSF Bilingual
Masters Level Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains.
The Housekeeper performs daily, weekly and monthly housekeeping tasks for the REGIONS House and Safe Haven. The Housekeeper will wash, dry, and fold bed linens, comforters, and towels. The Housekeeper will provide support as needed in other areas of the Milford campus.
Bachelor's Level Therapist Assistants develop a trusting supportive relationship with family members through direct contact in the context of home visits, phone contacts and assistance in times of crisis. They must work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the individual family needs, schedules, and in order to respond to crisis and are under the supervision of the Program Manager.
The Masters Level Clinician will conduct needs assessments, work with youth and family in developing plan of care and provide short-term, solution focused interventions. Responsible for synthesizing all information gathered into the assessment process, and conduct individual and family counseling.
Parent Educator Norwalk
Bachelors Level Parent Educator will provide the Circle of Security and Positive Parenting Program curriculum interventions in both individual and group settings. In addition, the Parent Educator will provide necessary case management.
School Psychologist/Board Certified Behavior Analyst
The School Psychologist/Board Certified Behavior Analyst functions as an instructional leader on a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. The School Psychologist/Board Certified Behavior Analyst will be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education services, behavior plans, functional behavioral assessments/analysis and data collection systems. The School Psychologist/Board Certified Behavior Analyst will be responsible for consulting to and collaborating with classroom staff in delivering behavior plans focused on data driven decision making, progress monitoring systems and empirically validated research practices.